Assisted respiration



assisted respiration

assisted respiration as·sist·ed respiration (ə-sĭs’tĭd)
n.
A procedure for applying mechanically or manually generated positive pressure to gases in or surrounding the airway during inhalation to augment movement of gases into the lungs. Also called assisted ventilation.

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